Tyre Maintenance Tips Wheel Alignment Tubeless Tire Air Pressure — Volkswagen Apollo

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Tyre Maintenance

The manufacturer of vehicle specifies the suitable to be maintained and is measured in PSI or BAR pressure. It is to check tyre pressure Air from a tyre generally at the rate of up to 2 pounds of air every Loss of air pressure from a is pronounced during warm so more regular checks are when temperatures rise.

of correct air pressure :

Valves maintain tyre pressure and air to be added or removed.


The valve in your wheel is a but very important part of vehicle as far as safety and tyre is concerned. It holds the pressure the tyre assembly and is the access to adjust your tyre A valve cap in good condition is essential as it provides a secondary and prevents dirt from inside. It is recommended to have the replaced every time tyres are changed.

If your car as though it’s pulling to the or right even though steering in a straight line it suggest a problem with wheel alignment. Incorrect can result in rapid and irregular wear and can even affect the and safety of the vehicle.

Benefits of correct wheel :

30% increase in tyre mileage on an

2% increase in fuel economy

ensures a vehicle is stable at speeds

A vehicle that is aligned handles better and is to drive

Wheel alignment can be by driving against a pavement, a pothole in the road or by excessive to steering or suspension components. of wheels and tyres to the specification by your vehicle is an important way to a smooth ride and to get the most out of tyres.

The direction and angle at which are set are both equally important. alignment or ‘tracking’ involves the direction and angle against manufacturers’ specifications. These are described as toe in , toe out . positive camber or camber .

Toe refers to whether the of the tyres are closer or further than the rear of the tyres. types of vehicles need toe settings to allow for the way wheels either towards each or apart.

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Camber is the inward or tilt of a tyre. The camber is set by the manufacturer, and can be affected by potholes in the and may need to be adjusted periodically.

Correct wheel alignment is by adjusting a car’s suspension and components to ensure the wheels are aligned to deliver the least on the tyres.

One of the easiest ways to when something is not right your tyres is from the steering wheel. Vibration the steering wheel can mean a wheel is out of balance, this in premature wearing of suspension and components, rotating parts and

Tiny weights are used to the heaviest part of the tyre and assembly.

If these weights become the wheel will wobble at higher speeds which increase tyre wear and is unsafe.

In such a situation you have your wheels on a wheel balancing machine. The rotates the tyre and wheel and automatically calculates the weight and of the balance counter weight.

wheels in a vehicle deliver a ride and better wear your tyres, again you time and money.

You must that the tyres you are driving on more than 1.6 mm of tread on

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